Switzerland. Handbook for Switzerland, and the Alps and Piedmont.
John Murray, London 1861
The first section is devoted to Switzerland. The second section covers the Alps of Savoy and Piedmont. This practice continued until the sixteenth edition when this title was published in two volumes. The views include Mont Blanc and the Bernese Alps.
Endpapers dated "June 1861".
Ninth edition. lxix, 489, 52 adverts on green paper dated 1861, 13 maps and plans including large folding map in rear pocket. a loose timetable inserted into rear pocket, several engraved illustrations in text, previous owner's inscriptions inside on half title, inner hinges cracked ; publisher's brown cloth gilt, slightly worn at the edges; overall a very good copy.
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